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Protection for the Stable Owner when a Boarder has a Recurrent Riding Guest

5 Ways to Legally Protect Stable when Horse Boarder has Riding Guests

What 5 things should a stable consider to legally protect itself when a horse boarder has a guest that is frequently riding their horse - often more than the boarder?...
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Horses being Horses: 6 Considerations after a Riding Accident

Horses being Horses: 6 Considerations after a Riding Accident

Picture a barn owner who runs a successful and lucrative boarding, breeding, and training operation. One day a boarder, while out riding a young and spirited horse, is thrown and seriously injured....
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My Horse is Not a Chattel, but Family

My Horse is Not a Chattel, Sir

In the presence of the Lakeland Nutrition Feed Recall, one can only wonder how the aggrieved could possibly be compensated for the losses suffered. In most states, horses, like all animals, are known as chattel. Chattel,...
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New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Track EHV-1 Quarantine

Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Exploring Equine Liability Laws

While it varies by state, generally, a landowner owes a third party "the duty of using ordinary care to maintain its premises in a reasonably safe condition and to warn . . . of any hidden dangers."...
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Eriksson v. Nunnink: Lessons for Equine Professionals

Eriksson v. Nunnink: Lessons for Equine Professionals

A California appellate court ruling this year, Eriksson v. Nunnink, has sparked concern among equine professionals over their potential liability for their clients’ personal injury and/or death. The defendant, Nunnink, ...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

DEBORAH L. CAIN, Plaintiff, v. MSU SUMMER SHOWCASE, et al, Defendants.

The United States Equestrian Federation has been added to a civil suit filed by a horse show judge. The amended complaint filed this month by plaintiff Deborah Cain alleges the association was negligent due to the inacti...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

ALEXANDER KLYASHTORNY, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. BLACK BROOK STABLES, LLC, d/b/a PLEASANT PLAINS FARMS, Defendant-Respondent.

After defendant's trainer rated plaintiff a "beginner," plaintiff took three riding lessons on a "beginner" horse, and was severely injured on May 26, 2007, when he fell or was thrown from the horse during the third lesson....
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

KELLY DICAMPLI and ELIZABETH LYON vs. BAYVIEW EQUESTRIAN CENTER and KATHY O'CONNOR

Kelly Dicampli and co-plaintiff, Elizabeth Lyon, accused the defendants, Bayview Equestrian Center and its owner, Kathy O'Connor of trying to get them to pay unprepared charges....
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